Achievement Leader – Music, Bedfordshire

Closing date:

Shackleton Primary SchoolBedfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: April 2018/ September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Achievement Leader – Music

Shackleton Primary School

Pearcey Road, Bedford MK42 9DR

Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR

Post: Full- time permanent

Closing Date: 12pm on 19th February 2018

Provisional Interviews: 23rd February 2018

Start date: April 2018/ September 2018

Our Challenge

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who recognises the potential learning music has for increasing achievement and attainment across the curriculum. We are looking to build music as a key driving force through our school’s new curriculum model. We are at the start of this amazing journey and you will have the opportunity to shape this work, leading to potential opportunities across the Trust.

At Shackleton Primary School we seek to ensure that all our pupils receive an education which gives the best possible opportunities for each pupil to realise their true potential. We believe our children will thrive in an environment where they feel happy, safe, valued and respected. We aim to ensure they are motivated by learning and are offered the best opportunities that we can provide. We ensure that through exceptional teaching and a stimulating environment they can reach an exceptional standard of achievement.

Your role would be as follows:

· To secure outstanding progress and achievement across the school for Music

· To demonstrate outstanding teaching and learning practice and develop outstanding practice in others by developing imaginative and effective schemes of learning, effective resourcing, sharing good practice and tracking student’s progress

· To develop programmes, enrichments or schemes that specifically support and develop students’ character through your specified area

There are significant opportunities for your professional development through the HEART Academies Trust Family of Schools and we will support your professional journey.

Our Ideal Candidate

If you are creative and have a sense of humour, as well as being an ambitious teacher who is committed to raising standards, we would like you to apply.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to work within a team, have effective organisational skills and a willingness to contribute to school life.

We have amazing children and a very supportive team.

The position is for either April or September 2018.

We are fully committed to safer recruitment procedures so candidates will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance and visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

The full job description and application form will be available on our website:

HEART Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to DBS checks and excellent references.

Further details about the post or to arrange a tour of the school please contact:

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More about Shackleton Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Pearcey Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 9LZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1234 352912
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Shackleton is part of HEART Academies Trust, a new multi-academy trust formed with 3 primary schools and one secondary school in 2017. Our vision is to create a family of academies at the heart of their community improving life chances for all, throu...